NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 and AMD Radeon RX Vega XT videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score, Geekbench - OpenCL.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 0 month(s) later
  • Around 4% higher boost clock speed: 1695 MHz vs 1630 MHz
  • 1332.4x more texture fill rate: 556.0 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
  • 2.6x more pipelines: 10496 vs 4096
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 14 nm
  • 3x more maximum memory size: 24 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 3% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 202954 vs 196748
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 vs 8 August 2017
Boost clock speed 1695 MHz vs 1630 MHz
Texture fill rate 556.0 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
Pipelines 10496 vs 4096
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 14 nm
Maximum memory size 24 GB vs 8 GB
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 202954 vs 196748

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

  • Around 8% higher core clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 1395 MHz
  • Around 56% lower typical power consumption: 225 Watt vs 350 Watt
  • Around 55% higher memory clock speed: 1890 MHz vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
Core clock speed 1500 MHz vs 1395 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt vs 350 Watt
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
202954
196748
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT
PassMark - G2D Mark 977
PassMark - G3D Mark 24997
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19833
Geekbench - OpenCL 202954 196748

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Essentials

Architecture Ampere GCN 5.0
Code name GA102 Vega 10
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 8 August 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $1499
Place in performance rating 1 4
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1695 MHz 1630 MHz
Core clock speed 1395 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 14 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 556.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 35.58 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 35.58 TFLOPS
Pipelines 10496 4096
Pixel fill rate 189.8 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 556.0 GTexel/s 417.3 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 350 Watt 225 Watt
Transistor count 28300 million
Floating-point performance 13,353 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Height 138 mm (5.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 313 mm (12.3 inches) 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 750 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 2x 8-pin
Width Triple-slot

API support

DirectX 12.2
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 24 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 936.2 GB/s 483.8 GB / s
Memory bus width 384 bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective) 1890 MHz
Memory type GDDR6X HBM2